Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1994-2540 (Print)
ISSN 2542-1956 (Online)

state religion

Peculiarities of Interaction between Religious Communities and the State in Foreign Countries

The article deals with the analysis of interaction between religious communities and the state in foreign countries. The author has considered countries with different types of state-confessional relations, examined the current religious changes in the world, paid special attention to the Middle East, and has come to the conclusion of the necessity to develop the international dialogue for the purpose of avoiding religious tensions.